MASTER OF SCIENCE Human-Centered Interaction Design ABOUT FAQs ACADEMICS Core Requirements, Course Descriptions GRADUATE CATALOGS 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog Search HCID FAQs by Keyword Search Program Details Am I able to get an internship during the program? Is it possible to undertake the Masters of HCID as a prospective PhD Candidate for one of the HU PhD Programs (e.g., ISEM)? Is the HCID program only for those interested in designing digital or techie things? Is the program good for students coming from a background in social sciences, humanities or business? Is the program good for students coming from a research background like sociology or psychology? Is the program good for students with a background in nursing or health sciences? Is the program good for students with a business background or an MBA? It appears that a lot of UX-related jobs prefer some knowledge of programming. Does this program stress programming skill? What is the difference in curriculum between the HCID and ISEM programs? What will the roles of industry partners be within the program? Show all articles ( 2 ) Collapse Articles Application Materials Are GREs required? Do I need to submit official transcripts during the application process? I don’t have a bachelor’s degree OR my bachelor’s degree is from an unaccredited school OR my three-year bachelor’s degree is from a school outside the United States. Am I still eligible to apply to the program? I don’t have a bachelor’s degree. Am I still eligible to apply to the program? I took classes as a non-matriculated student OR I started a different graduate program, but didn’t graduate. Do I need to list the school and provide a transcript? Is a project or artistic portfolio necessary or helpful to my application? Is an interview required as part of the application? I’ve attended many different colleges. Which ones do I need to list in my application? What is the minimal acceptable GPA from my other degrees? What materials are required for a complete application? Where do I apply? Which transcripts do I need to submit with my application? Show all articles ( 4 ) Collapse Articles Admission Requirements Are the requirements for admission to the Master of Science in Human-Centered Interaction Design different than the other university graduate programs? Can I change my mind after I take the Masterclass? How does the Masterclass work? What are the Harrisburg University requirements for admission to a master’s program? What is the Masterclass? Acceptance Process How much time will I have to decide if I want to accept an offer of admission? I just submitted my application and I know my TOEFL scores have been reported to HU. When will I find out if I’m accepted? Will I be notified once my application is complete? Admissions Decisions How does the Master’s of HCID admissions committee make admissions decisions? What is the acceptance rate for this program? Adult Students I work full-time and have a family. Can I still be successful in this program? I’ve been out of school for a long time since finishing my last university degree. Will I fit into the program? My employer will help pay part of my tuition. How can you help convince them to support me as I do this degree? Costs, Tuition & Fees Are there financial aid opportunities specific to the MSc in HCID program? How does this tuition compare to other HU programs? I cannot afford an application fee. Will I be able to hold a full-time job while pursuing this degree, given that it is research-intensive and studio-focused? International Students Is the Master of Science HCID program a full-time graduate program? Is this a STEM course? Where can I find all the requirements for graduate admission for international students? Where can I find Visa information? Related Degrees How does the MSc in HCID compare to other HCI or iSchool degree options at other universities? How does the MSc in HCID Compare to other MSc degree options at HU? Student Culture How do I know if I am a fit for this program? How would you describe the culture among the students? For instance, social events, housing arrangements, etc. What are the student demographics for recent cohorts? Learn More How do I learn more about the HCID program and/or arrange a visit to discuss the Program and visit the Philadelphia Campus?